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Definition of yesterday noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



    , NAmE//ˈyɛstərdi//
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  1. 1the day before today Yesterday was Sunday. What happened at yesterday's meeting?
  2. 2(also yesterdays [plural]) the recent past Yesterday's students are today's employees. All her yesterdays had vanished without a trace. This is already yesterday's news (= no longer of interest).
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